Switzerland is deeply concerned by the military coup in Thailand

Bern, Press releases, 23.05.2014

Switzerland is deeply concerned by the military coup, the deposition of the democratic government and the suspension of the constitution in Thailand. Switzerland calls for a peaceful and inclusive dialogue to resolve the differences.

Switzerland demands that the military forces respect the rule of law and allow the return to power of a democratically elected government. Switzerland demands that international human rights standards, including prohibition of arbitrary detention, be respected and that differences be resolved through peaceful and inclusive dialogue. Switzerland calls for the release of the senior political leaders of Thailand’s major parties detained arbitrarily.

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